Slide title: Revolution In Life Sciences: Frontier Research Areas
Synthetic biology--energy, environment, medicine, materials, computing, and new paradigms of life!
Regenerative biology--tissue engineering, organ replacement, stem cell research
Reverse-engineering the brain
Slide images: cutaway illustration of E. coli, followed by the words, "Engineering cancer-killing bacteria" (left); MRI scan showing a cross section of the brain, followed by the words, "Mimicking the brainis functions" (right)
Image credits: J. Christopher Anderson, University of California Berkeley (left); Morguefile (right)